Daunt And Dervish. Image shows from L to R: Josephine Daunt (Anna Massey), Susan Dervish (Frances Barber). Copyright: BBC.

Daunt And Dervish

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama. 20 episodes (4 series), 2003 - 2009. Stars Anna Massey, Imelda Staunton, Frances Barber, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Bill Paterson, Sean Scanlan, Joannah Tincey and others.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Games Of Chance

Daunt and Dervish are called in on a 'sporting' assignment when they are asked to do a 24 hour watch on a young East End boy who is about to fight for a place in the 1948 Olympic boxing team. The local Catholic priest has been taking a special interest in the boy's progress, but why?

Broadcast details

Thursday 20th November 2003
BBC Radio 4
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Anna Massey Josephine Daunt
Imelda Staunton Susan Dervish
Bill Paterson Bill Mackie
Guest cast
Dermot Crowley Finucane
Carl Prekopp Tommy
Liza Sadovy Maria
Andrew Harrison Morry
Stephen Critchlow Constantine
Writing team
Guy Meredith Writer
Production team
Cherry Cookson Director